Learn how Mina Samuels is Making a Difference in Women’s Lives

December 9, 2019

Mina Samuels is a writer, playwright and performer, and in a previous incarnation, a litigation lawyer and human rights advocate, who is passionate about health and wellness, lives a healthy lifestyle, and helps others to live productive lifestyles as well. “Health is not a destination,” says Mina. “You don’t suddenly arrive. Health is a resource […]

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Meet Integrative Health Leader: Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum

December 2, 2019

Board certified internist Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, whose research, clinical protocol, and bestselling books have transformed the lives of thousands worldwide who suffer from chronic pain and also chronic fatigue sat down Salonpas to discuss his treatment protocol for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgia (FMS): Tell us about your own experience with CFS? I came […]

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Meet BRCA Responder: Amy Byer Shainman

November 18, 2019

Amy Byer Shainman, also known as “The BRCA Responder,” is a patient advocate who provides support and education surrounding BRCA and other hereditary cancer syndromes. She’s also the executive producer of the award-winning documentary Pink & Blue: Colors of Hereditary Cancer and co-creator of “#GenCSM (Genetic Cancer Social Media).” As a digital ambassador for the National Society […]

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Thank our Nation’s Veterans

November 11, 2019

Today is Veteran’s Day and we should not forget the sacrifices, our nation’s veterans have made for our nation. Consider paying a visit to your local veteran’s hospital to visit and thank a veteran for their service. A list of veteran’s hospitals is available at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs site. Above and beyond […]

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Salonpas Wellness Warrior: Daniel Campbell

November 4, 2019

Daniel Campbell is the Founder and President of ReneGait, a company that designs and builds groundbreaking tools aimed at transforming the health, spirit and future of spinal cord injury patients, stroke victims, and all those suffering from severe neurological impairment such as cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, and other temporary or lifelong motor neuron disease. […]

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Halloween Safety Tips for Children

October 28, 2019

There’s no doubt that Halloween is the most popular holiday for children. To ensure that children have a safe holiday, The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) provides the following tips: ALL DRESSED UP Plan costumes that are bright and reflective. Make sure that shoes fit well and that costumes are short enough to prevent tripping, […]

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Is Pain Keeping You Up at Night?

October 21, 2019

Is pain keeping you up at night?   Daylight Savings Time ends on November 3rd and we get another hour of sleep. Whether we “spring forward” or “fall back,” our sleep patterns can become a bit jumbled. Ben Franklin—of “early to bed and early to rise” fame—was reportedly the first person to suggest the daylight […]

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Teen Anti-Bullying Advocate Goes to Congress

October 14, 2019

In grade school, Charles Kolin, was bullied, called names, excluded from groups and shunned by classmates. Now, nine years later, Charles turned his life around and is creating awareness of how bullying affects kids and teens and needs to be stopped. His past bullying inspired him to seek a platform to create more tolerance, kindness, acceptance […]

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Adventures with Moxie

October 7, 2019

One good deed—or in this case, dog—deserves another. That’s the inspiration behind Moxie’s Mission. Moxie’s Mission is the brainchild of Katie Harris, who was born with a disabling condition, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome—and whose life has been greatly enriched by a mini-goldendoodle named Moxie, her service dog in training. Salonpas sat down with Wellness Warrior, Katie […]

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Top Tips to Reduce Hand Pain Due to Smartphone Overuse

September 30, 2019

With everyone and their mother using smartphones, it is no wonder that hand problems caused by overuse of the thumb have become common. Gamers have struggled with similar pain issues for years. Nintendo’s instruction book actually recommends 10 to 15 minutes of rest for every hour of play. As electronic devices become even smaller and […]

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